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::: harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
::: pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
::: swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
::: insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
::: preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth